oneirocritic [oh-nahy-r uh- krit-ik] Word Origin See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com an interpreter of dreams. Origin of oneirocritic 1605–15;
pertaining to the interpretation of dreams, equivalent to
) dream +
skilled in judgment; see
critic Related forms o·nei·ro·crit·i·cal, adjective o·nei·ro·crit·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for oneirocritical a person who interprets dreams Derived Forms oneirocritical, adjective oneirocritically, adverb Word Origin
C17: from Greek
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Word Origin and History for oneirocritical oneirocritic n.
"a judge or interpreter of dreams," 1650s from Greek
oneirokritikos "pertaining to the interpretation of dreams," from oneirokrites "interpreter of dreams," from oneiros "a dream" (see oneiro-) + krites "discerner, judge" (see critic).
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